Atheist Majority

I’m having issues with the Internets. I’ll be back shortly. In the meantime… ponder this one: Atheists are a minority of the population. The best-selling atheist authors would love to see that change, as would most atheist organizations around the country. I’m sure many like-minded bloggers would want to see that as well. How would [Read More...]

Mother Teresa’s Lack of Faith

An article in tomorrow’s Time magazine talks about Mother Teresa’s “crisis of faith.” … [I]n a letter to a spiritual confidant, the Rev. Michael van der Peet, that is only now being made public, [Mother Teresa] wrote with weary familiarity of a different Christ, an absent one. “Jesus has a very special love for you,” [Read More...]

Don’t Blame Me

Am I missing something or is this person just a bigot? Dear editor, A few days ago I found a kitten on the sidewalk at the end of Cotton Street. It was dehydrated and very weak. It had laid down on the sidewalk to die. It has a 50 percent chance of survival. I am [Read More...]

Get the Party Started

Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday is approaching (February 12, 2009). That date will also be the 150th anniversary of the publication of The Origin of Species. Case Western Reserve University in Ohio is already getting ready for the celebration. Case Western plans a series of lectures by prominent researchers and other events to make clear the [Read More...]

How to Use Facebook to Your Advantage

If you’re a college atheist seeking out other like-minded people, Andy Buttler has a helpful article on how to use Facebook to help you achieve that goal: Search within your campus network or geographic area. Search by “Religious Views.” If you’re doing an advanced search, Facebook will only let you select from a drop-down box. [Read More...]